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Forgotten Commercials: Lost In Time, Found Online

We rarely appreciate modern-day commercials when we see them on TV; a commercial's true cultural impact can only be measured when we rediscover it years later. The Internet is a time machine, and these dated treasures have the power to transport us to our younger days when TV was all we had.

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Graham Mason

Core eGuider: Graham Mason
Writer, Videomaker, Member of Sunset Television

Super Timor

Other Gems (TV Clip), Viral (Time Capsule, Viral ads)
[0:31, from YouTube]

A mesmerizing 1986 insecticide commercial from the Cote D'Ivoire. Bizarre dance moves, an oddly sad jingle, and it all goes by so quickly you'll find yourself re-watching two or three times. A nice reminder of how weird the world is.